Friday, 27 June 2014

Cast Iron Apple Pie Recipe

Apple pie recipe video ricpe cast iron pan

This is such an excellent dessert or with your morning cappuchino on sundays

Ingredients for the dough :
- 250 gram flour
- a pinch of salt
- 125 gram white caster sugar
- 175 gram butter
- 1 egg yolk (use the egg white to brush on before the pie goes in the oven)

Ingredients for the stuffing:
- 75 gram golden raisins
- 5 tablespoons water
- 1 kilo granny smith apples
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 100 gram crushed hazelnuts

How to Prepare the dough:
- Mix the ingredients and knead them until it turns flaky
- Let it rest in the fridge while you prepare the stuffing

How to :
- re-hydrate the raisins with the water for 10 minutes
- peel the apples and chop them in to ¼ inch cubes
- Mix the ingredients for the stuffing
How to build and bake the pie:
- Place a sheet of baking paper in a cast iron skillet (I am using a 6"skillet)
- Flatten the dough on a piece of baking paper
- Lay the flattened dough in the skillet and cut of the excess dough and baking paper
- Fill the cast iron skillet with the stuffing
- Use the excess dough to cover the pie
- Brush it with the eggwhite and place it in a pre-heated barbecue or oven at 175 degrees Celsius or 345 Fahrenheit.
- Bake the pie for about 45 minutes
- Let it cool down in the skillet and lift it out by the baking paper.

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